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The AFRO with David Rubenstein on The American Experiment #SecuringtheBag

By PK Semler, Special to the AFRO Baltimore native and Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein filmed by The Afro-American Newspaper using CI Glass discussing his new book, American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream featuring Ken Burns, Madeleine Albright, Wynton Marsalis,...

#SecuringtheBag: Covid-19 generated profits save Shoppers at Mondawmin Mall

By PK Semler, Special to The AFRO  It seems that unprecedented profits generated by Covid-19, and not union or political activism, have saved the Shoppers Grocery Store in Mondawmin Mall from shutting down and creating a new catastrophic food desert...

#SecuringTheBag: USAF Chief of Staff Gen. C.Q. Brown, Jr. on Covid-19 vaccines

USAF Chief of Staff Gen. C.Q. Brown, Jr. on Covid-19 vaccines at the National Press Club Help us Continue to tell OUR Story and join the AFRO family as a member - subscribers are now members!  Join here! 

#SecuringtheBag: Amish farmers, arabbers provide infrastructure solutions to Baltimore food deserts

PK Semler Special to the AFRO The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clagett Farm and iconic Baltimore arabbers sourcing fresh produce from Amish and Mennonite farms in Lancaster, Pennsylvania have for years been solving the number one cause of Baltimore’s food desert and...

#SecuringtheBag: Baltimore’s hackers show old school is new school in delivering the goods

PK Semler Special to The Afro Baltimore’s Hackers – the informal network of neighborhood drivers that serve seniors and others stranded in the city’s notorious food deserts – have been providing an essential community service long before the arrival of Silicon...

#SecuringtheBag: Arabbers fill food void in Baltimore

By PK Semler Special to The AFRO Baltimore’s iconic arabbers, a multigenerational group of city natives who use horse drawn carts to bring fresh produce and fish to the city’s most deprived communities, have been tackling for decades one of the...

#SecuringTheBag: Baltimore food deserts can become opportunities

By PK Semler Special to the AFRO Nothing better defines the disparities of urban America than the rowhouses of Baltimore encircled by food deserts as their neighborhoods sit in the shadows cast by the opulent inner harbor skyscrapers that hold powerhouses of...

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